Mysuru: Dr. S. Dandapani (85), retired Professor of Education, Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysuru, passed away in Bengaluru last evening following brief illness.
He leaves behind his wife Alamelu, two sons and two daughters. Cremation took place in Bengaluru this afternoon.
Dr. Dandapani served RIE for more than three decades, teaching Graduate and PG students besides guiding Ph.D. scholars. He did his MA in Psychology from Presidency College, Madras and a Ph.D in Education from the University of Mysore. He was also a Fulbright Scholar in the USA under the East-West Centre Exchange Programme.
He was a prolific writer and used to contribute articles to Star of Mysore, Bhavan’s Journal and various other publications and newspapers. He has written various books on Education Psychology that are considered best-sellers.